Become a NZPPA Certified Payroll Professional in 2018

Make a belated New Year’s resolution to become a certified payroll professional in 2018! NZPPA is very pleased to announce that the reworked and totally online certification process is open for business. We believe this is now a world-class certification process for payroll and will assist greatly in developing payroll as a recognised profession in […]

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Making the Holidays Act 2003 workable for payroll – Open letter to the Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety – Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Please note: the following letter has been sent to the Minister today we are hoping for a real opportunity to try and resolve the issues with this act, we will keep you fully informed of any developments.    Dear Minister   The New Zealand Payroll Practitioners Association (NZPPA) was established in 2007 to develop and […]

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Wendy’s illegally refused staff public holiday entitlements

To see the full ERA ruling click here Businesses across New Zealand will have to re-think how they deal with public holiday entitlements before Christmas – after a potentially precedent-setting Employment Relations Authority ruling. The Holidays Act says employees must be given a day in lieu if a public holiday “would otherwise be a working […]

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BIG THANK YOU TO SPONSORS, EXHIBITERS, SPEAKERS AND OF COURSE ATTENDEES AT THIS YEAR’S 10TH ANNUAL PAYROLL CONFERENCE HELD IN AUCKLAND LAST WEEK ON THE 9-10 NOV

This year we celebrated our 10th year of running our annual payroll conference and I must apologise, I promised cake and being the organiser that is the one thing I forgot! Putting that aside NZPPA would like to thank the following: Datacom for being our platinum sponsor and a strong supporter of developing payroll as […]

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MBIE makes the Holidays Act “easy” – NOT!

In a previous post I highlighted that MBIE has released an updated version of their publication Holidays Act 2003: Guidance on annual holidays, bereavement leave, alternative holidays, public holidays and sick leave.  MBIE has now made an announcement about its release and this post will comment on that announcement section by section. NZPPA does not […]

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